Yarrow is a member of the aster family, closely related to chrysanthemums & chamomile. This medicinal plant grows in abundance virtually everywhere, from meadows to roadsides. It is extremely prevalent & hardy. All parts of this plant are used for medicine, including the flowers, leaves, & stems. Yarrow is typically collected while in bloom to benefit from its medicine.

Yarrow has been used for hundreds of years for a variety of medicinal purposes. The yarrow plant contains flavonoids & natural chemicals that increase saliva & stomach acid to improve digestion. Yarrow has also been seen to relax smooth muscle in the intestines & uterus, which can help relieve menstrual cramps. 

What else does yarrow help? 

  • Loss of appetite
  • Lung issues
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Use as a diuretic 
  • Amenorrhea 
  • Menstrual cramps & pain
  • Inflammation 
  • Fighting infections 
  • Reduce bleeding
  • Fever
  • Wound healing

Yarrow’s benefits on the digestive system make it popular today for uses against irritable bowel syndrome & other digestive irritants. Not only this, but yarrow is known to have analgesic properties, which helps numb affected areas. This is great for toothache & pain issues. 

Yarrow can be found as a fresh or dried herb two use as a tea or poultice, capsules, tablets, tinctures & liquid extracts. Yarrow is a great medicinal plant to create infused oils with for helping inflammation in the skin, inflamed muscles & bruising. We always recommend consulting with your doctor about determining dosage. 

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